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Ford to shift midsize sedan production out of Mexico: sources

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Ford Motor Co has told suppliers it plans to shift production of midsize Fusion and Mondeo sedans out of Mexico and Spain in 2020 and move it to China, three sources said on Wednesday.

Catalan protesters clash with police over 'plunder' of religious artefacts

BARCELONA Protesters clashed with police trying to reclaim disputed religious artefacts from a museum in Catalonia on Monday, in the latest display of tension between Catalan separatists and Spain's central government ahead of a Dec. 21 election. | Video

World, Dec 11 2017

Catalan separatists march in Brussels

BRUSSELS Nearly 50,000 people marched through Brussels' European quarter on Thursday in support of Catalan independence and the region's ousted president, who has avoided arrest in Spain by taking refuge in Belgium. | Video

World, Dec 07 2017

Former Catalan leader says to stay in Belgium for time being

BRUSSELS Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, facing arrest in Spain for organising an illegal independence referendum in October, said on Tuesday he would stay in Belgium for the time being.

World, Dec 06 2017

Spain withdraws international arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

MADRID Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew an international arrest warrant for Catalonia's former leader, now in self-imposed exile in Belgium after an illegal independence referendum, in a move to bring his case back solely into Spanish jurisdiction. | Video

World, Dec 05 2017

Spain's Supreme Court refuses bail for former Catalonia cabinet members

MADRID Spain's Supreme Court refused bail on Monday for two Catalan pro-independence leaders accused of sedition ahead of regional elections that Madrid hopes will defuse the nation's worst political crisis in four decades.

World, Dec 04 2017

Monday Morning Briefing

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, before his departure back to Washington, U.S., December 2, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Swiss dismiss ETA activist's asylum bid, but she is free to stay

ZURICH A Swiss federal court has dismissed the asylum appeal of a woman convicted in Spain of supporting the Basque separatist group ETA, but said she was now free to remain in Switzerland after Madrid dropped her sentence.

World, United Nations, Dec 01 2017

Spanish court orders prison for ex-Salvadoran officer over priests' massacre

MADRID A Spanish court has ordered the imprisonment of a former El Salvadoran army colonel for participating in the murder of five Spanish Jesuits in 1989 during the Central American country's civil war, a court ruling showed on Thursday.

World, Nov 30 2017

Three dead bodies pulled from sea near Spain after migrant boat sinks

MADRID Spanish rescue services pulled three drowned men from the Strait of Gibraltar after rescuing one man from a half-sunken, rickety boat and another from the open sea, an emergency services spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

World, Nov 29 2017
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Macron aiming for eurozone 'convergence' with Germany by March

BRUSSELS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year.